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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers face nearly $20M in Engle case damages

Ed Sweda Jr., a senior attorney with Northeastern University School of Law, said in January there have been about 300 Engle progeny trials over the past 10 years. About 200 of them resulted in plaintiff verdicts with compensatory and punitive damages ty
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2018 11:32
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Hit With $21M Verdict In Engle Case ($$)

The jury awarded Faye Theis, the widow of Fred Theis, $7 million in compensatory damages on Tuesday, then followed that up with a $14 million punitive award late on Wednesday. The jury found the tobacco giants liable on fraud and conspiracy counts for m
Law360
added May 25, 2018 18:38
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $14M in Punitives Pushes Verdict for Smoker's Widow to $21M Total in Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

5/24/18 9AM Update: The Florida state court jury imposed a $10 million punitive verdict against Philip Morris and another $4 million against R.J. Reynolds after deliberating for about four hours Wednesday in the second phase of trial over the lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 24, 2018 18:49
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[Florida] LOPEZ V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of cigarettes, leading to addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 24, 2018 15:52
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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[Florida] $12M+ Suit Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Responsible for Woman's Lung Cancer Death, Atty Claims as Trial Begins

A tobacco industry scheme to undermine medical evidence of smoking’s risks led to a Florida woman’s fatal cancer, an attorney for the woman’s family said Friday, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2008-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:48
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Why can’t patients smoke marijuana in Florida? John Morgan pushes for answers today in court.

In dramatic testimony, two patients who treat their debilitating diseases with marijuana testified in court Wednesday that although they qualify to receive the drug legally, they are alive only because they break the law and smoke it. Diana Dodson of Le
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added May 17, 2018 16:35
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Judge to decide Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana

Gievers heard testimony Wednesday from two women with terminal illnesses challenging the state's ban on smoking cannabis. Voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2016 allowing the use of medical marijuana. The only mention of smoking in the amendme
AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2018 04:40
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Should Florida let patients smoke medical marijuana? A judge will now decide

In dramatic testimony, two patients who treat their debilitating diseases with marijuana testified in court Wednesday that although they qualify to receive the drug legally, they are alive only because they break the law and smoke it.
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 17, 2018 16:31
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